ANNA DALE HORN GIBBS, 98, of West, TX went to be
with the Lord on Nov. 20, 2011, in Waco. Burial
was at Gerald Cemetery.
Mrs. Gibbs was born May 18, 1913, in Ranger, TX,
the daughter of Harmon & Sarah (Casey) Horn. She
attended schools in Ranger before graduating from
the Waco Beauty School and has a successful career
as a beautician. In Dec. of 1930, she was united
in marriage to George O. Gibbs in Oklahoma, and he
preceded her in death in 1960.
Anna Dale was a very accomplished artist. She was a
member of the Porcelain Art Guild where she held
many offices and attended art shows throughout the
state of Texas. She taught oil painting, china
painting and ceramics for many years in the Central
Texas area. Mrs. Gibbs was a longtime and faithful
member of the Axtell Baptist Church.
Anna Dale was also preceded in death by her parents;
and four brothers, Buchanan "Buck" Horn and wife,
Joyce, Herman Horn and wife, Adeline, Tant Horn and
wife, Clara Mae, and Roy Horn.
Survivors include three sons, O'Neal Gibbs and wife,
Lois, of San Antonio, Dan Gibbs and wife, Nancy, of
Waco, and George T. Gibbs and wife, Vickie, of Mart;
three daughters, Martha Gibbs of Waco, Sarah Newel
and husband, Gerald, of Roseburg, Ore., and Anna
Hyatt and husband, John, of West; 16 grandchildren;
31 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren;
a brother, Clarence Horn (RHS-1942) and wife, Carolyn,
of Elk; two sisters, Betty Foster (RHS-1945) of Elk,
and Lucretia Brown and husband, Len, of Hillsboro;
and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.